The Kaye Effect: Why Shampoos Sometimes “Squirt” Everywhere

Just today I was washing my lovely mane (I actually have only three hairs like Homer Simpson) and I noticed when I went to put what I like to call a ‘dollop’ of shampoo in my hand a bunch of said shampoo suddenly squirt everywhere like some scary money shot from some online smut, and I thought to myself:

Scientifically speaking, I wonder why that happens?

So imagine my wonder when I saw this video today answering that very inquiry, whilst also adding lotions into the mix, which also love to squirt:

Okay, I have used the word squirt too much in this article to write anymore without feeling slightly uncomfortable (in the best way possible).

Thank you science!


Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a seasoned professional with a strong background in growth strategies and editorial responsibilities. Kokou has been instrumental in driving companies' expansion and fortifying their market presence. His academic credentials underscore his expertise; having studied Communication at the Università degli Studi di Siena (Italy), he later honed his skills in growth hacking at the Growth Tribe Academy (Amsterdam).


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